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Title: NOVA: Saved by the Sun
Url: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/tech/saved-by-the-sun.html
Publisher: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Description: This website from the Public Broadcasting Service's NOVA offers four features on solar energy. The first feature is "A new way to catch rays", and it takes a look at "six of the hottest new solar technologies." Another features "Inside a Solar Cell" and explains "how a photovoltaic cell converts sunlight into electricity?" The site also provides an example of a solar house, an ask the expert section, additional links, and a teacher's guide.
LC Classification: Technology -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Devices for production of electricity by direct energy conversion -- Solar batteries. Solar cells
Technology -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Electronics -- Optoelectronic devices. Photoelectronic devices -- Semiconductor devices -- Photovoltaic cells
Technology -- Mechanical engineering and machinery -- Renewable energy sources -- Addresses, essays, lectures
Technology -- Mechanical engineering and machinery -- Renewable energy sources -- Solar energy
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Key Concept: Meteorology -- Solar energy
Physics -- Energy
Resource Type: Reading Materials
Reference
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: WGBH Educational Foundation
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-01-14 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-06-15 15:18:45 (W3C-DTF)
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